Brood of Cockroaches

Brood of Cockroaches

Creature — Insect

When Brood of Cockroaches is put into your graveyard from play, at end of turn, you lose 1 life and return Brood of Cockroaches to your hand.

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Set Rarity
Visions (VIS) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Unformat Legal
Limited Legal
Leviathan Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Custom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Brood of Cockroaches occurrence in decks from the last year

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Brood of Cockroaches Discussion

Peoyogon on Indiscriminate Killing Female

3 months ago

Really fun looking deck!

If you feel like you need more mass recursion, I have had success with Balthor the Defiled and Twilight's Call. Soul-Guide Lantern might also be nice to prevent others from benefitting as well as to help counter other graveyard decks.

Endless Cockroaches and Brood of Cockroaches also might be a way to have another reliable sac creatures. Plus they are cockroaches so I mean, come on :)

Balaam__ on Salted Earth

4 months ago

Brilliant suggestion(s) Peoyogon.

I’m going to pass on Reassembling Skeleton because I have limited free slots to tamper with (This build works with a synergy other decks seldom achieve), but Contamination stopped me in my tracks. It’s on theme, potent, and affordable enough to merit consideration. If I coupled the board altering quality of that enchantment along with your other suggestion of Endless Cockroaches, I believe I can more or less shut down the specific decks I was struggling against in my playtesting (specifically a brutal Green deck that ramps very quickly into a Craterhoof Behemoth finisher).

I’ll pass on Brood of Cockroaches because life points are a factor in this build. But the other two suggestions are fantastic. They’ll almost certainly be included. What would you suggest I remove to add 4x of each?

Peoyogon on Salted Earth

4 months ago

I love the theme of your deck!

It might be kind of a difficult card to work around but your description really reminded me of Contamination. If you did want to use it, creatures like Reassembling Skeleton, Endless Cockroaches, or Brood of Cockroaches all seem to still fit the mood of your deck while also synergyzing with contamination. What do you think?

Masterful on Necronomicon | Teysa Karlov | Primer

1 year ago

I've been away for a bit, but I'd like to address the general comments since I've been gone, so here goes.

alika Nether Traitor is definitely good but I prefer Reassembling Skeleton . I haven't needed the redundancy because of all my tutors, and (thankfully) my playgroup doesn't play much grave hate. If you're having trouble with sticking skeleton or accessing him, I'd definitely play traitor as well. As for Bloodghast or Brood of Cockroaches , they wouldn't be bad in a deck like this, I prefer 3 immediate creatures over one per turn, especially when 3 creatures is often all I need to draw into more. I'll add both to the maybeboard though, good suggestions, thanks for liking the deck, and sorry for the late reply!

sub780lime and phsycord, I'll change the wording to: The tokens can then be sac'd with a sac outlet, as it makes more sense. Thanks for correcting this.

phsycord on Necronomicon | Teysa Karlov | Primer

1 year ago

I play all three cards you wanted to swap out in my own Teysa Deck (Teysa Karlov's Citadel).

Reassembling Skeleton is simply awesome because you can do this in instant speed and it has really nice combos you can pull off to get infinite death triggers and sometimes also infinite mana. The same goes for Nether Traitor , awesome card and I'd include it.

If you are not on a budget then Bloodghast might be an improvement over Doomed Traveler or Hunted Witness . Sometimes can screw you if you don't have enough fixing, but depending you'll be playing this card early, I think it should be fine. Only downside is that you don't get immediate value. Both Travler and Witness give you 2 creatures for , which is nice.

For Brood of Cockroaches I'm a bit sceptical, because you get it back in to your hand EOT. So no combos are possible like the ones for Skeleton and Traitor. I'd rather run a Doomed Traveler or Hunted Witness instead for immediate value.

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